Advertisement
Advertisement

Vitali Klitschko Brushes Odlanier Solis' Trash Talk Aside

World heavyweight champion Vitali Klitschko said he has no intention of offering Odlanier Solis a rematch after the Cuban suffered a freak first-round knee injury last month.

"He should worry first about getting fit again," said the 39-year-old WBC champion.

"Solis is in the past, my career goes on."

Klitschko picked up the 39th knock-out and 42nd win of his career in Cologne on March 19 when Solis was left on the canvas after tearing knee ligaments as he fell after a punch from the champion at the end of the first round.

The 2004 Olympic heavyweight champion has had surgery since and demanded a rematch when he is fit.

"I hope that Vitali is man enough to give me a rematch," said Solis, who has offered to fight for free.

Klitschko has yet to name an opponent for his next fight, but younger brother Wladimir, the IBF and WBO heavyweight champion, is set to fight Britain's WBA champion David Haye on either June 25 or July 2.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by ChopperRead on 04-08-2011

Note to SpongeBob Solis: how about you actually beat a top contender before you get another title shot?

Comment by ChopperRead on 04-08-2011

[QUOTE=WladimirK;10343333]It never seemed Solis had enough hunger to become World Champion.[/QUOTE] SpongeBob Solis was hungry all right: for Mickey D's quarter pounders with cheese.

Comment by Ray* on 04-08-2011

[B]After what solis made in the Klits fight I don't blame him for looking for a rematch and another great pay.[/B]

Comment by Jack Napier on 04-08-2011

who cares what Solis says he was getting KO'd regardless, Vit owes him nothing maybe give him a ringside ticket to the Adamek fight to be nice :laugh:

Comment by Weltschmerz on 04-08-2011

It never seemed Solis had enough hunger to become World Champion.

Post a Comment - View More User Comments (17)
Top Headlines “Fighting Words” - When Good Fighters Meet Great Ones Canelo's Trainer Wants Him To Knock Liam Smith Out Vide: Jose Ramirez on Crawford's Performance, Ring Return WBC Prez Feels Crawford Could Be Another Floyd Mayweather Video: Oscar Valdez on His Big World Title Win Video: Lenny Zappavigna on His Knockout Win of Ik Yang Video: Jessie Vargas Talks Crawford, Benavidez, More Donaire Prepares For Mandatory Defense With Magdaleno Valdez Has No Problem With REVENGE Fight With Lomachenko Video: Gilberto Ramirez Talks Crawford vs. Postol, More Crawford: Postol Did NOT Want To Fight or Exchange, He Ran Video: Viktor Postol Explains His Defeat To Terence Crawford Ryota Murata Wants Billy Joe Saunders Title Shot Delvin Rodriguez Gets Close Decision Over Shawn Cameron Tim Bradley on Amir Khan's MMA Move - "He's a Clown!" Video: Terence Crawford Talks Postol Victory, Strategy, More Roach: Crawford's Speed Was Too Much, We Needed a KO Jessie Vargas, Jose Benavidez Trade Words - Fight Looming? Brandon Figueroa Admits Sluggish Performance, Plans Brief Rest Video: Nonito Doniare on Pacquiao-Crawford, Postol, More Video: Sulaiman on Crawford, Amir Khan, Chocolatito, Wilder Video: Tim Bradley on Pacquiao-Crawford, Coming Back, More Marcos Maidana Noncommittal on Ring Return Photos: Oscar Valdez Demolishes Rueda For First World Title Oleksandr Gvozdyk vs. Joe Smith Jr. WBC Eliminator in Play Photos: Crawford Dominates Postol To Unify - HUGE Gallery Postol: I Tried To Make an Exciting Fight, Crawford Was Running Anthony Mundine vs. Danny Green Rematch Inching Closer Photos: Marcos Maidana Resurfaces in The United States Crawford: Yuriorkis Gamboa is Still The Toughest Fight I've Had Terence Crawford: Manny Pacquiao Must Fight Me at 140! Roach Likes The Idea of Pacquiao vs. Crawford, at 140-Pounds Crawford Trainer: We Weren't on Roach's Level? Freddie Who? Crawford: I Hurt Postol With Every Solid Shot That Connected Terence Crawford Drops, Dominates Postol To Unify Titles Crawford vs. Postol LIVE BoxingScene Scorecard Oscar Valdez Crushes Rueda in Two, Wins WBO Title Jose Benavidez Decisions Francisco Santana in Bruising Bout Gvozdyk Gets Off The Floor To Stop Karpency in Six Maidana Breaks Down Maysonet In Six Rounds
Advertisement

Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement